How to Do an Antique Glaze on Painted Furniture. Using black paint, a glazing medium and a few drops of water, you can create a dark, antiqued effect in the cracks and corners of your piece. More on the web site.
When and How to use Antique Glaze or Dark Wax on your Painted Furniture
When and How to use Antique Glaze or Dark Wax on your Painted Furniture. When does it make sense to create an antique finish? When is just adding visual clutter? And which works better, glaze or wax? This post talks through all of those questions, with great photos to illustrate!
I want to try "antiquing" with a glaze. Here's a little tid-bit from a blog I like that outlines the process. "Once the paint has set for 24 hours, apply the glaze. Let me tell you about this fabulous product I discovered, Rustoleum's Decorative Glaze in "Java Brown". It's pre-mixed clear glaze and wood stain. Using a foam or bristle brush, get the glaze in every nook and cranny. then using a lint-free rag, apply moderate pressure and wipe off the glaze until you are happy with the color."
Glazing/ antiquing cabinets. A complete how to guide from a professional. A faux finisher shows you how to glaze cabinets like a pro! Start with your basic white cabinets, or start from scratch with dated wood cabinets. Glaze in any color, on any color! Adds lots of definition to otherwise boring cabinets. Theraggedwren.blogspot.com
Wood Icing ~ How to make a dresser look like Wood Carving!